Monthly Archives: March 2011

National Poetry Month

It is almost National Poetry Month!  Take some time out to read some poetry! I have enclosed 30 ways to share poetry in your classroom from Poets.org.. If you have more ideas please share. Have a great Poetry Month! Enjoy! 30 Ways to Celebrate         Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day The idea

Symbaloo

STAR Discovery Educators can now take advantage of a special (and free) offer from Symbaloo. Simply follow the link after you log in to the DEN site. Is anyone currently using this site?  Would love to read about it, if you would care to comment.

It is time to leverage

Education needs to move forward.   The status quo is not productive.  Many more children and young people can benefit from good, solid learning opportunities. As leaders we need to leverage technology, the thinking of many, our collective resources, and the opportunities around us to meet the challenges of making schools dramatically more effective places of

8. Discovery Streaming and….

Gifted and Talented Students So, I’ve recently taken an online course on differentiating instruction for GT students.   Differentiating instruction can certainly be a challenge in today’s heterogeneously grouped classrooms., but with a bit of help from Discovery it can be done.  Here are a few ideas to start with: Tiered Assignments — covering the same

New England Day of Discovery

There are not enough exceptional adjectives to describe  these terrific days of learning and networking provided by Discovery Education.  This past Saturday in Brockton, MA was no exception. The four (plus) hour drive was well worth it, despite the few side bars while going to and from the new, refreshing and colorful, Mary E. Baker school.

JB + JC + FB + GE3D = A Better Mousetrap for Teaching Julius Caesar

“So, your teaching Julius Caesar and that means you’re in Rome. What do you eat in Rome — Italian Ice, right?” Jen Brinson in AM Class So Jennifer Brinson began her Google Earth Tour with 8 varieties of Italian Ice for my tenth grade students who are currently working on putting the characters from the

Registration Now Open: 2011 Day of Discovery in Silver Spring

Discovery Education is pleased to present the 2011 Beyond the Textbook Day of Discovery at Discovery Education’s World Headquarters in Silver Spring, MD on May 7, 2011.  This interactive event will provide area educators with an exciting and enriching day of professional development focused on creative ways to engage 21st century learners using digital media

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